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The Demarc Extension and Its Role in the Enterprise Network Telecommunications Infrastructure
Demarc extensions have been a recurring gray area in the telecommunications industry for years. There is often misconception when it comes to who actually

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CC&B for Telecommunications Industries

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions for telecommunications providers typically provide mediation; provisioning; retail rating and billing; reporting; financial systems; packages, discounts, and promotions characteristics; and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services.  

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Progress Software Revs Up to Higher RPM via Savvion - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series began with an analysis of the recent merger of Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) and Savvion Inc. Progress has this way made a large leap into the business process management (BPM) space, from where it had been notably absent. The article summarized that Savvion BusinessManager 7.5 [evaluate this product] is one of the most mature BPM suites in the still

telecommunications definition  re-prioritize around high-value travelers Telecommunications -- Dynamically up-sell based on customer activity, context, and location Financial Institutions -- Investigate potentially fraudulent activity while it’s happening With an end goal of operational responsiveness, Progress has grouped its portfolio of products into the following logical groups with the “responsive” moniker: Responsive Process Management (RPM) : includes Actional, Apama, Savvion , and Sonic Responsive Information Management Read More

7 Things Every Executive Should Know About Telecom Expenses


Most enterprises waste millions of dollars annually by not managing their telecom spend in a standardized, centralized, more accurate way. Having ballooned up to being in the top four overall expenses of the entire company, telecom expense management (TEM) is something you should put on your radar—sooner than later. Find out why your telecom expenses are rising, and how you can work globally to reduce them.

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The Definitive Guide to Successful Deployment of VoIP and IP Telephony-Chapter 3


When deploying any new system, preparation is key—and Internet protocol telephony (IPT) systems are no exception. Part 3 of this 4-part e-book series provides some basic steps you can take to successfully deploy voice and data network services. A complete capabilities inventory has been included to help you ensure that every feature of your current system will be considered for inclusion in your new system.

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RTI's CRM Applications Rivals The Major League Providers


Founded in 1990, RTI Software is an Illinois CRM application provider with a feature- rich Enterprise solution targeting the software and hardware industry and expanding to other industries with similar requirements in service, helpdesk, sales and marketing. Recently TEC interviewed Michel P.Mallen, RTI’s Executive Vice President to discuss RTI’s flagship products CustomerFirst and SalesFirst.

telecommunications definition  in general and the telecommunications industry in particular, could represent a natural path for RTI's vertical expansion. RTI could tap on existing functionality such as Shipped Products , Equipments , Inventory Management , and Customer Program to develop appropriate data model and processes for other related manufacturing businesses. Read More

How the Small Become Mighty


Although small to midsized manufacturers employ more than half of all workers in the US, today’s demand-driven, global economy is challenging them to operate with the same agility as their larger counterparts. To stay competitive, it is essential that these manufacturers implement enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology. With the right ERP system, they can become mighty and thrive in the face of bigger competition.

telecommunications definition  the Small Become Mighty How the Small Become Mighty If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. IQMS, a leader in enterprise resource planning software and maker of the industry's only single-source software solution, provides manufacturers with all the functionality to efficiently manage and improve business processes. Source : IQMS Resources Related to Enterprise resource planning (ERP) : Enterprise resource planning (ERP) Read More

Three Es of CRM


With product lifecycles accelerating and pricing pressures increasing, organizations must focus on delivering unique customer experiences to differentiate themselves from the competition. Customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning technologies play a critical enabling role.

telecommunications definition  Es of CRM The Three E's of CRM If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Technology Solutions Company (TSC) is a leading products and services company focused on digital healthcare and manufacturing and served by EXOGEN, a wholly owned subsidiary of TSC. Our unique solutions leverage our exclusive intellectual property and patent pending technologies to help our customers drive growth and attain operational efficiencies. We Read More

Convergent Charging: Gain Flexibility While Reducing Costs


Telecommunications providers are currently stuck with cumbersome, slow-moving, and costly charging/billing solutions. These solutions often suffer from revenue leakage, insufficiently protect against credit exposure risk, and hinder business model innovation. Learn how to implement convergent charging services that can help reduce operating costs while improving customer intimacy and limiting revenue leakage.

telecommunications definition  Flexibility While Reducing Costs Telecommunications providers are currently stuck with cumbersome, slow-moving, and costly charging/billing solutions. These solutions often suffer from revenue leakage, insufficiently protect against credit exposure risk, and hinder business model innovation. Learn how to implement convergent charging services that can help reduce operating costs while improving customer intimacy and limiting revenue leakage. Read More

Mistakes in Performance Management


Performance reviews are typically based on the definition of what an employee was originally hired to do. However, appraisal systems fail to address the fact that jobs change as the business environment evolves. Performance management systems should thus deal with critical focus areas rather than basic functions. Appraisal without these objectives in mind risks being a total waste of time.

telecommunications definition  in Performance Management Mistakes in Performance Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. PeopleStreme Human Capital provides Performance Management software for aligning employee performance appraisal to the strategic plan. Available globally, the software utilizes performance objectives aligned with strategic key performance indicators. Source : PeopleStreme Resources Related to Mistakes in Performance Read More

Commodity Software, Best Practice and Competitive Advantage


Can industry-leading practice be found in a commodity software package? If we accept that application software is a commodity, by definition, the answer is no. If a vendor claims industry-leading practice, then it is available to your competition. If we really want to have practices that lift us above the competition, it cannot be in a standard package. Where in the business do we need to be better than best practice?

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The 'Joy' Of Enterprise Systems Implementations Part 4: User Recommendations


System integration service provider selections and project planning should involve the same amount of due diligence as business IT strategy definition and software evaluation.

telecommunications definition  'Joy' Of Enterprise Systems Implementations Part 4: User Recommendations The 'Joy' Of Enterprise Systems Implementations Part 4: User Recommendations P.J. Jakovljevic - July 12, 2002 Executive Summary What has long been a general feeling based on rumors, news headlines and some casual survey reports hidden within analyst houses' vaults and largely inaccessible to mass audience owing to exorbitant subscription fees, has recently been confirmed in a more tangible manner. Namely, many major companies are Read More

AspenTech Searching for Definition in FY2000


Founded in 1981 as a developer of computer-aided chemical engineering software, Aspen's growth has resulted in a wide variety of applications for management and execution-level process manufacturing. Hit hard by flagging revenues, Aspen is distilling its product suite down to its most profitable elements in hopes of invigorating its business and capturing a share of the supply chain management market.

telecommunications definition  Searching for Definition in FY2000 AspenTech Searching for Definition in FY2000 S. McVey - September 1st, 1999 Vendor Summary Founded in 1981 as a developer of computer-aided chemical engineering software, Aspen's growth has resulted in a wide variety of applications for management and execution-level process manufacturing. Aspen's product suites are targeted broadly at design, operational control, and, with the acquisition of Chesapeake Decision Science's MIMI, supply chain management. Aspen has Read More

Take Revenue Assurance to the Next Level


At a time when many companies are concerned about operational expenditure, a business assurance system with consultancy can help. Instead of randomly entering a remediation program whenever a major fault is found, use the business assurance system. The following areas have seen results: revenue management, customer acquisition and retention, credit management and bad debt recovery, supply chain management, among others.

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Process Manufacturing (ERP)


The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more. Although this basic definition still holds true for ERP systems, today its definition is expanding. Today's leading ERP systems group all traditional company management functions (finance, sales, manufacturing, human resources) and include, with varying degrees of acceptance and skill, many solutions that were formerly considered peripheral (product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), reporting, etc.). While during the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-Business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The old adage is "Such a beginning, such an end", and, consequently, many ERP systems' failures could be traced back to a bad software selection. The foundation of any ERP implementation must be a proper exercise of aligning customers' IT technology with their business strategy, and subsequent software selection. This is the perfect time to create the business case and energize the entire organization towards the vision sharing and a buy in, both being the Key Success Factors (KSFs). Yet, these steps are very often neglected despite the amount of expert literature and articles that emphasize their importance.  

telecommunications definition  Manufacturing (ERP) The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes Read More

What Does the “L” in PLM Really Mean?


In an earlier post, What Does the “P” in PLM Really Mean?, I discussed what the word “product” means in  product lifecycle management (PLM). In this post, I am going to move onto the next letter, “L” for lifecycle. According to Merriam-Webster, one definition of lifecycle is “a series of stages through which something (as an individual, culture, or manufactured product) passes during its

telecommunications definition  Does the “L” in PLM Really Mean? In an earlier post, What Does the “P” in PLM Really Mean? , I discussed what the word “product” means in  product lifecycle management (PLM). In this post, I am going to move onto the next letter, “L” for lifecycle . According to Merriam-Webster, one definition of lifecycle is “ a series of stages through which something (as an individual, culture, or manufactured product) passes during its lifetime .” In a typical manufacturing environment, these Read More